New for 2019 - Blue Ridge Junction
Covering the western portion of North Carolina and a sliver of South Carolina's upstate, the Blue Ridge Mountains region offers a majestic landscape, vibrant colors and undeniable charm. Enjoy the natural, easy-going culture of the Carolina mountains at Blue Ridge Junction, a new, immersive 7-acre themed area at Carowinds. Sit a spell and savor home-grown flavors at our new Blue Ridge Country Kitchen restaurant. Soar like a bird on the reimagined Mountain Gliders or hang on tight and get twice the bite during a high-speed, backwoods chase on the new Copperhead Strike, the Carolinas' first double launch coaster. It's all new at Blue Ridge Junction in 2019!
It’s twice the bite on Copperhead Strike, the Carolinas’ first double launch coaster. Jump into your getaway vehicle and take off from 0 to 42 miles per hour in 2.5 seconds as you are chased through a series of fast, tight, close-to-the-ground maneuvers, including five head-over-heels inversions.
Have you ever wanted soar like a bird over majestic mountains? The Mountain Gliders, opening in Carowinds’ all-new Blue Ridge Junction area in 2019, offers an experience that’s mighty close.
Blue Ridge Country Kitchen
We infuse our heart and soul into our food and at Blue Ridge Country Kitchen, you’ll delight in the wonderful result.
SpringHill Suites by Marriott
Carowinds is widely known as the premier entertainment destination of the Carolinas, but in late 2019, the park takes the concept of “destination” a step further with the opening of its first on-site hotel.